[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Reorder channels for some mov channel layouts

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Jul 15 10:46:03 CEST 2011

Nicolas George <nicolas.george <at> normalesup.org> writes:

> What do you think of the suggestion I made in these mails:
> http://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2011-June/112865.html
> http://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2011-June/112875.html
> ?
> (In short: a more generic channel-map in AVCodecContext, and let the demuxer
> instead of the codec translate the CAF-tag into that map.)

The muxer will then have to revert this translation, and I am convinced this
will look ugly in both the encoders and the muxers.
It would only have an advantage if there were another file format that needs it,
but I failed to find one.

Carl Eugen

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